Anti-Social

Murmurs from the past – tied to a former identity – question my social absence I have divorced that life, that self, and yet, memories dangle, challenge my validity Once facilitator, now I shy away hidden behind the curtain of illness could offer suggestions for gathering have a repertoire of ideas, stashed, no doubt out-dated […]

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Now, A Little About Me

Poetry, the words penned on this blog, have emerged as a gift from the darkness of a debilitating disease. Three years ago, I was a special education teacher, loving my career, volunteering with the junior girls’ basketball team, and making plans with my husband for our next trip.  I had been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in […]

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Fear or Legacy?

  I fear illness.  I grew up in a household where dis-ease was the norm.  My mother had her first dance with death as a child, then suffered a broken back in her late thirties, followed by three bouts of cancer.  In her elder years, she lives with constant pain and many health issues.  My […]

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